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Consumer Privacy and the Role of Technology in Compliance
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It's time for organizations to look inward to ensure that their privacy policies build trust with customers while enhancing the customer experience.
By Brian Cleary, VP of Solutions Marketing, RedPoint Global , 11/6/2018
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How to Dethrone Inefficient Software in Your Organization
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It's time for companies to adopt modern approaches to software, like SaaS, and that means embracing change and abandoning "we've always done it this way."
By Anne Becknell, SVP of Customer Success at Chrome River , 11/2/2018
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3 Great Ways to Sabotage Your Digital Transformation
Christopher O'Malley, CEO of Compuware
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Hint: They all have to do with how you treat your developers.
By Christopher O'Malley CEO of Compuware, 10/26/2018
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Modern Advances in Disaster Alert Technology
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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When lives are on the line information can make the difference between survival and tragedy. Here’s a look at the technology organizations are using to communicate with the public and employees before, during, and after a disaster occurs.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 10/22/2018
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10 Top Strategic Predictions for 2019
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Blockchain, AI, facial recognition? Here are Gartner's top strategic predictions for 2019 and beyond, delivered during the Gartner Symposium/ITExpo.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/17/2018
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Why IT Needs More Custom Software
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Jeff Stovall, CIO for Charlotte, NC. explains the value of having more custom built software in government agencies (and enterprises in general).
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/4/2018
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9 Traits of Emerging Disruptors
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
Disruption causes quantum shifts in industries and societal behavior by digitizing the analog, upending economic models and otherwise challenging the status quo. The disruptors differently and act differently than the incumbents. Let's look at how.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2018
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GDPR and the End of the World
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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Let's put the GDPR compliance deadline in perspective. It should change the way we look at privacy and data.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/25/2018
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IoT, Data Visualization Warn Coastal Residents about Flooding
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Spearheaded by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the StormSense project combines IoT sensors, cloud systems, predictive analytics modeling, and data visualization mapping to predict flooding impacts and deliver warnings to residents in the Virginia Beach area.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/16/2018
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5 Common GDPR Misconceptions
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A company's effort to comply with GDPR don't end on May 25. The work is ongoing, tied to a recognition of privacy as a fundamental right.
By Tomas Honzak, Director of Security and Compliance at GoodData , 5/16/2018
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Experts from Across the IT Spectrum Share Insights from Interop ITX
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[VIDEO] IT leaders and experts, including keynote speaker, Beth Niblock, CIO, City of Detroit, share highlights from their presentations at Interop ITX 2018 along with insights about the future of IT.
By InformationWeek , 5/15/2018
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11 IT Leaders and Experts Share Highlights from Interop ITX
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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[VIDEO] If you missed Interop ITX or would like to relive it, we have you covered. We've compiled 11 interviews with IT leaders and experts who attended and spoke at Interop ITX 2018, including keynote speakers Sam Ramji, VP Product Management, Google Cloud and Joe Barkai, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Blogger.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/15/2018
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How to Kickstart Digital Transformation: Government Edition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Private companies have conditioned us to expect instant response and services, so we expect that from government agencies, too. But government doesn't always have the same funding that private companies do. Here's how these enterprises are addressing their digital transformations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/15/2018
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Calculating Blockchain's Impact
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
It's time to consider: Does the technology promise hope or hype for society and business?
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 5/15/2018
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Pioneers Create Infrastructure for Self-Sovereign Identity Online
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Several organizations are assembling the technologies to enable self-sovereign identity, a way for individuals to control who they are online. Blockchain is one of those essential components.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/14/2018
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MIT Chaplain: Emerging Tech Leaders Care About Ethics
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
The Computer Age fueled the ever-accelerating pace of innovation, but as the Digital Age matures, there are plenty of discussions about tech ethics, especially in light of AI. Emerging tech leaders are more likely to include ethics as an integral part of innovation, according to MIT's first humanist chaplain, Greg Epstein. Here's why.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/9/2018
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The Future is About the Business, Not the Technology
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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There has been plenty of change throughout the evolution of information technology. Now it's time for the corporate world to catch up and reshape how they do business and serve their customers.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/3/2018
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Bad Data: An Enterprise-level Threat
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Being able to trust an autonomous system goes beyond ensuring that data is accurate; it also calls for understanding the origins of that data.
By Michael Biltz, Managing Director, Accenture Technology Vision , 5/2/2018
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Transparency Reshaping the Risk Management Landscape
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
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New technologies give consumers and investors informed insights into a company’s reputation.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 4/30/2018
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Businesses Are on the Cusp of an Automation Revolution
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The cloud is much more than on-demand computing and storage resources. It is the foundation for a whole new world of exciting and smart ways of doing business.
By Bob Weiler, Executive Vice President, Oracle Global Business Units , 4/19/2018
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